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Announcing the JDBC Driver 7.2 RTW!

We are pleased to announce the production release of the Microsoft JDBC Driver 7.2 for SQL Server! The 7.2 Release To World (RTW) includes the following items since the previous RTW release: Added Added APIs for DataSourceFactory and OSGI Framework #700 Added support for OffsetDateTime to be passed as ‘type’ in ResultSet.getObject() #830 Added support for Active…


Early technical preview of JDBC 7.1.4 for SQL Server released

We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added APIs for DataSourceFactory and OSGI Framework #700 Added support for OffsetDateTime to be…


Early technical preview of JDBC 7.1.3 for SQL Server released

We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added a new SQLServerMetaData constructor for string values of length greater than 4000 #876…


Early technical preview of JDBC 7.1.2 for SQL Server released

We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added support for JDK 11 #824 #837 #807 Updated SQL keywords in DatabaseMetaData #829 Improvements in DatabaseMetadata…


Early technical preview of JDBC 7.1.1 for SQL Server released

We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added streaming capabilities for Clob.getAsciiStream() #799 Fixed Issues Fixed a bug where calling length()…


Early technical preview of JDBC 7.1.0 for SQL Server released

We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added support for LocalDate, LocalTime and LocalDateTime to be passed as ‘type’ in…


Announcing the JDBC Driver 7.0 RTW!

We are pleased to announce the production release of the Microsoft JDBC Driver 7.0 for SQL Server! The 7.0 Release To World (RTW) includes the following items since the previous RTW release: Added Added new connection property “useBulkCopyForBatchInsert” to enable Bulk Copy API support for batch insert operation (Azure SQL Data Warehouse specific) #686 Added setUseBulkCopyForBatchInsert()…


Early technical preview of JDBC 6.5.4 for SQL Server released

We have a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added new connection property “useBulkCopyForBatchInsert” to enable Bulk Copy API support for batch…